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Capital City YouthBuild AmeriCorps

Earn while you learn! Youth gain real job skills and take home a pay check!

Young people from Hartford, ages 16-24, get paid to develop the skills for success. They can pursue a career in construction, food service or health care while completing high school or earning a GED. Graduates move into apprenticeships and jobs. Participants have access to CRT's full range of programs and services.

CRT Capital City YouthBuild program help young people gain real job skills in Connecticut every year. We welcome new host working sites. Contact us for details about the program (860) 560 - 5308. 

To Apply
There are two application periods: September to December and June to September.

Applicants must:

  • Live in Hartford
  • Be 16 – 24 years old
  • Meet income limits
  • Complete an application
  • Commit to a two-week orientation

Call (860) 560-5308 to schedule an interview, and attend a “pre-eligibility” session.

Bring the following to your first meeting:

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of citizenship or legal alien status
  • School transcript showing enrollment in high school, drop out or GED completion
  • Wage stubs (individual and family members)

Program Location
1443 Main Street, Hartford
Phone: (860) 560-5308
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8 am – 4 pm

For more information
Capital City YouthBuild
Address: 1443 Main Street, Hartford
Telephone: (860) 560-5308
[email protected]
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 4 pm

We offer equal opportunity to all persons and prohibit discrimination in selection and participation because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factor.

Funding Provided by


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Additional Details
This program offers academic assessments and on-line high school completion; tutoring toward a GED or high school graduation; life skills, family dynamics, substance abuse counseling and intensive wrap around case management. Those pursuing construction track will train with a member of the Carpenters Union and receive OSHA 10,PACT (Pre-Apprentice Certificate Training) and NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research)certifications. The Certified Nursing Assistant program is offered through a partnership with Capital Community College. Participants interested in culinary arts will acquire food safety trainings including ServSafe®, and work experience in cafeteria and restaurant settings.

Trainers are certified by the:
    • Home Builders Institute to provide Pre-Apprentice Certification Training (PACT)
    • American Red Cross to deliver CPR training
    • CT Department of Labor to perform OSHA 10 training

Updated April 2018  


Tinaka Dailey
Capital City YouthBuild
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more; YOU ARE A LEADER”



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